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The Feminine and the Masculine in Contemplative Practice
Supporting Your Practice: Some tips for sustainable and rewarding contemplative work
What do I feel? What do I need? What can I do?
Navigating the Window of Tolerance: Titration During Emotional Adventures
Sitting in our Window of Tolerance
Midwifing Our Emotions: Thawing a Freeze Response with Somatic Self-Compassion
Mindfulness at the Gym
Finding Our Compassionate Meditation Posture
Practicing Self-Compassion: You already do it!
Ritual and Self-Compassion Practice
Ritual As Self-Compassion Practice
Anchoring Our Awareness: Alternatives to the breath
Adverse Meditation Effects, the Dalai Lama, and the Noble Eightfold Path
Am I Motivated from Love or Fear?
Addressing Anxiety with Somatic Self-Compassion practices
The Young Frog and the Trauma Process
Mindfulness is the Mother of Equanimity; Self-Compassion is the Midwife.
To My Body in Pain…
The Only Friend We Can Ever Rely On
Emergent Stretch as a Self-Compassion Practice
Two Approaches to Working with Shame
Choose Your Own Self-Compassion Practice Adventure
Body, Meet You; You, Meet Your Body
Open Awareness Meditation and Self-Compassion
The Gift of Fearlessness through Stillness and Somatic Self-Compassion
Somatic Call and Response: Move it and you can soothe it
Somatic Awareness Journaling: A simple daily practice to reconnect with your body
Skillfully Releasing Pent-Up Energy Through Emergent Somatic Expression
The Feminine and the Masculine in Mindful Self-Compassion
Equanimity: Boring or Embracing?
Should You Go On Silent Retreat?
Practice as a Life Raft in a Sea of Emotions
Coming Home to Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
The Neurochemistry Behind Our Meditation Practice
HeartWorks Step-by-Step Approach to Support, Study and Practice
Practicing Giving Ourselves What We Need
How On Earth Do I Meditate? Part 2: Open Awareness
There Is Only Love and Fear: Workplace learnings from Leunig
How On Earth Do I Meditate? Part 1: Anchoring awareness
Setting Up Your Meditation Space: A place to come home to
Easefully Scheduling Meditation: Making sure it happens!
Supporting Your Practice Through Keeping a Meditation Journal
What do I need and how can I give it to myself? A women’s self-compassion retreat.
Estrogen, mindfulness, shame and not abandoning myself
The Default Mode Network gets a bad wrap
An Unashamed Confession: Forgetting to be mindful
The Unpolished Self
Cold and Teary, Well-fed and Connected at Vallecitos Mountain Ranch: A felt sense of common humanity
Opening and Closing: The law of emotional expansion and contraction
Mindfulness Doesn’t Need to Be Difficult: Sky gazing meditation
Soften, Soothe, Allow…
Permission To Not Sleep
Meeting Unmet Needs: The Courage to Self-Soothe
The Struggle with Mindfulness
Walking Into Me
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